International Maritime Organization
World Shipping Council raises concern on EU's emission plan
The World Shipping Council (WSC), has raised serious concerns for maritime trade and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the European Union...
Stakeholders worry as Nigeria loses IMO council seat again
For the fourth time, Nigeria has failed to clinch the coveted Category ‘C’ seat on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council.
Maritime body begins assessment of autonomous ships
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) the global regulatory body for international shipping has commenced work to look into how safe, secure and environmentally sound Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) operations may be addressed its instruments.
IMO harps on enforcement of 2020 ‘sulfur cap’
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has assured that their is no going back on the enforcement of the 2020 sulfur cap, which means that as of January 1, 2020, ships will be banned from burning any marine fuel with a sulfur content above 0.5 pct. IMO’s Secretary General, Kitack Lim, said: “The lower global sulfur…